This study considers the following: 1. The implications for energy use, emissions, and highway needs of the effects of widespread telecommuting on urban traffic congestion, latent travel demand, and urban sprawl; 2. The potential social impacts of widespread telecommuting; 3. the broader relationship between telecommunications and transportation, and the implications for technology initiatives like the national "information highway". The study is projected to the year 2010.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This is the first report in the series, "Energy Efficiency in the U. S. Economy". The report is based on a study prepared by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Global Telematics and cofunded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Policy, Planning, and Program Evaluation and Office of Energy Research.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Energy

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  • Publication Date: 1994-6


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 139 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00722164
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOE/PO-0026,, Technical Report one
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 21 1996 12:00AM